November 2013

Construction Debris Recycling Finally Available Locally in New Rochelle

November 17, 2013 - 15:54

What to do with that large and looming container, filled with construction debris from that bathroom or kitchen renovation? Most home owners, that have work of that sort done, order a container which costs around $550$ to be placed and the cost includes 3 tons of garbage, any additional tonnage is charged at $95 per ton, so very quickly that 20 yard container comes with a price tag of $1000.00 or more. Construction debris removal has always a hefty price tag.

Did you know that Construction debris is also fully recyclable?

I bet you didn’t.

City of New Rochelle Reaches Preliminary Agreement with Fire Fighters Union

November 15, 2013 - 23:15

Lost in all the drama of the fight over Echo Bay Tuesday night was a major development in the resolution of a contract for New Rochelle's firefighters.

The City of New Rochelle and Local 273 of the Uniformed Fire Fighters Association came to terms Tuesday on a stipulation of agreement.

New York Fire Experts Call for More Stringent Higher Education Housing Safety Mandates

November 15, 2013 - 23:04

NEW YORK, NY -- It’s a fact. When temperatures grow cold, serious home fires tend to increase. According to data from the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA), heating equipment resulted in an estimated 57,100 home structure fires, 490 civilian deaths, 1,530 civilian injuries, and $1.1 billion in direct property damage in 2010. According to FEMA, heating related fires consist of 27 percent of all structural fires during the cold winter months (January 2005 study). This public safety problem is not only isolated to family homes.

Parolee Indicted For Eight Hour Kidnapping And Robbery Odyssey Through New Rochelle And Mount Vernon

November 15, 2013 - 17:42

Andre jonesWHITE PLAINS, NY -- Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore announced that Andre Jones, 23, of 506 Locust Street, Mount Vernon, New York was arraigned today on a seventeen count indictment charging him with one c